Melva Winters Harrison passed away January 25, 2013. Beloved and long time teacher of 50 years in the Oakland Unified Public School District. She is preceded in death by her husband Dr. Russell Harrison and daughter Tamu Sudduth, Esq. Survived by four children and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to attend services on Monday, February 4, 2013 at 11 AM at Sunset View Mortuary, Junction of Fairmount and Colusa Aves. in El Cerrito.